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Conservation of Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri Odia Book


Conservation of Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri edited by the Archaeological Survey of India is a seminal work that delves into the architectural, historical, and cultural significance of one of India’s most revered temples. As a testament to the rich heritage of Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, this book serves as a comprehensive guide to the conservation efforts undertaken to preserve this iconic religious site.

Under the editorial guidance of the Archaeological Survey of India, renowned for its expertise in heritage preservation, this book offers a meticulous examination of the challenges and strategies involved in safeguarding the structural integrity and aesthetic splendor of the Lord Jagannath Temple. Through detailed analyses, case studies, and architectural insights, the editors shed light on the intricate conservation work carried out to protect this centuries-old architectural marvel.

The book not only highlights the architectural brilliance and historical evolution of the temple but also underscores the religious, cultural, and spiritual significance attributed to Lord Jagannath and the sacred precincts of the temple. Readers are treated to a visual feast of photographs, illustrations, and architectural plans that showcase the beauty and grandeur of the temple complex, while also emphasizing the need for sustainable conservation practices.

With contributions from experts in the field of heritage preservation, Conservation of Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri provides valuable insights into the complex process of conserving a living heritage site like the Lord Jagannath Temple. This book is a must-read for scholars, historians, architects, and devotees alike who seek a deeper understanding of the temple’s legacy and the ongoing efforts to ensure its preservation for future generations.

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